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Overview

Southern Arkansas University–Magnolia / School of Graduate Studies is located in Magnolia, AR, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Gifted and talented Curriculum and instruction
Master of Education (M Ed) Gifted and talented Gifted and talented P-8/7-12
Master of Education (M Ed) Gifted and talented Educational administration and supervision
Master of Education (M Ed) Gifted and talented Instructional specialist P-4
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration
Master of Education (M Ed) Library media and information specialist
Master of Science (MS) Agriculture
Master of Education (M Ed) School counseling K-12
Master of Education (M Ed) Student affairs and college counseling
Master of Science (MS) Computer and information sciences Information technology
Master of Science (MS) Computer and information sciences Data science
Master of Science (MS) Computer and information sciences Cyber security and privacy
Master of Education (M Ed) Higher, adult and lifelong education
Master of Education (M Ed) Kinesiology Coaching
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Business administration Supply chain management
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Business administration Social entrepreneurship
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Business administration Agribusiness
Master of Science (MS) Clinical and mental health counseling

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 875

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT or GMAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

400
Applied
399
Accepted
239
Enrolled
100%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 20th July 10th No
Spring deadline December 1st November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE, MAT or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1131
Total Graduate Students
78%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
21%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.27%
Black or African American 12.64%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.62%
Asian 0.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.62%
Unknown 1.59%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

67
Total faculty
Full-time (36)
Part-time (31)
Male (35)
Female (32)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Alternative certification for teachers, supervision of instruction, instructional leadership, counseling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 East University
MSC 9276
Magnolia, AR  71753
United States
Contact Dr. Kim Bloss
Dean, School of Graduate Studies
Email: kkbloss@saumag.edu
Phone: 870-235-4150
Fax: 870-235-5227